100th Anniversary of Olga Feodosivna Ripetska’s Birthday

25.04.2018 | 21:31

The Department of German Philology honors the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Doctor of Philological Sciences, the former Professor of the Department Ripetska Olga Feodosivna.


On April 22, 2018, the 100th birthday of the famous Ukrainian philologist-germanist, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor of the Department of German Philology Ripetska Olga Feodosivna would have been celebrated. Her creative life is closely linked with Lviv University and, in particular, with Germanic Philology. All her talent O.F. Ripetska devoted to the preparation of Germanic specialists and the study of onomastics, toponymy, thus establishing a new direction in linguistic research in Ukraine.

On this occasion, the Solemn Academy devoted to this remarkable event in the life of her family, numerous students and followers of her scientific creativity took place at the Faculty of Foreign Languages. The ceremony was opened by the Head of the Department of German Philology Prof. Bohdan Maksymchuk. Inspirationally  sounded a “Word About the Teacher” by the the Assistant Professor of the Department, a former founder and a long-time president of the Association of Germanicists of Ukraine, Tetyana Komarnytska, in which Prof. Olga Ripetskaya was described as a beautiful teacher, a brilliant scientist and a modest, noble person. Head of the Department of Intercultural Communication and Translation Prof. Alla Paslavskaya delivered a thorough analysis of scientific creativity of the Professor . With memories of O. The Head of the Department of English Philology Prof. Mykhaylo Bilinsky, Head of the Department of French Philology Prof. Roman Pomirko, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages Volodymyr ​​Rudiy also shared their reminiscences. Moving were the memories about Olga Ripetska from her niece Olga Romanivna and Associate Professor of the Department of German Philology Tetyana Buynytska.